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Newsletter #1028: The “Lessons from Employers” Issue

[Welcome back to the Damn, I Wish I’d Thought of That! newsletter. This is text of the great issue all of our email subscribers just received. Sign yourself up using the handy form on the right.] Like marketers, employers have to get creative to stand out from the competition, offer something worth talking about, and share the […]

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We’re hiring Council Managers in Austin and Chicago

My company, GasPedal, and its brands, SocialMedia.org and WordofMouth.org, are growing fast. And we’re looking for talented, passionate people to join our team in Austin and Chicago for one of our most important roles: Council Manager. This is an intensely interesting job: Council Managers deliver our flagship product — an amazing community experience with deep […]

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Join us and do meaningful work with people you’ll like

My company, GasPedal, and its brands, SocialMedia.org and WordofMouth.org, are growing fast. We’re looking for talented, passionate people to join our team in Austin and Chicago. We believe businesses everywhere are discovering that honest, ethical customer love is the most powerful kind of marketing. We help these people behind big companies win by surrounding them […]

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How to write a killer cover letter and get the job

I review at least 100 resumes every week. Here’s how you break through the clutter, impress the screener, and get the job: 1. Write a great cover letter: It tells your story and shows that you give a shit. 2. Answer one question in that letter: Can you do THIS job? Provide evidence that you a) know […]

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Newsletter #942: The “Great Ideas from Tech Stuff” Issue

[Welcome back to the Damn, I Wish I’d Thought of That! newsletter. This is text of the great issue all of our email subscribers just received. Sign yourself up using the handy form on the right.] We like to focus on smart marketing that anyone can pull off — whether you’re a candlestick-maker working out of your […]

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This is who we hire

1. Can they do the job? 2. Will they find everyday joy in the job? 3. Will they fit in with our culture? 4. Do they love working? 5. Do they feel a personal connection with our mission? (We are hiring, btw.)

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We’re Hiring: Join the SocialMedia.org Community Team

There are four inspiring jobs on the SocialMedia.org Community Team for great communicators with a passion for social media. Our members are the heads of social media at the world’s greatest brands and you’ll get to work with them every day. You’ll find detailed descriptions of each position below and at http://socialmedia.org/team. You can apply […]

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How to get a job

We’re hiring and digging through resumes. Most candidates shoot themselves with silly mistakes. Even senior-level executives. If you really want to get a job, follow these tips. 1. Write an amazing cover letter. If you can’t write a simple, persuasive letter, then the rest of your credentials just don’t matter. You can’t represent a company […]

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Our Reading List

At GasPedal, we’ve got a pretty great corporate culture. Part of that is the time and enthusiasm we have for building that cullture, combined with a deep love by everyone for personal self-improvement. We love to read and have an unlimited budget for business books (which everyone is encouraged to buy and keep). We also […]

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